#Motivation

The Art Of Authenticity Whilst On Social Media

Marcus Brown | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marcus Brown

With the birth of my daughter, I've really struggled about what I share online outside of running. It's prompted me to think about what does it mean to be seen and fully authentic on social media.

When Dealing With A Bully, The Moral High Ground Can Feel A Lonely Place

Karin Sieger | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

When we are hurt, feel pushed to respond, and others tell us what to do, it is important to listen to our inner voice and follow our intuition. But often it is not as easy and as straight forward as that.

Chapter 3: Holbox Island

Ashley James | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley James

"Welcome home", I was told with a smile as I stepped into CasaSandra after a mammoth 20 hour journey from London to Holbox Island and it felt like home. All my worries and apprehension were washed away the moment I walked up the candlelit footpath of the boutique hotel. My Mexican adventure had begun.

Unconventional Ways To Motivate Yourself At Work

Maggie Currie | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

There are often occasions when working, even if you are loving the work that you do, when you lack motivation. This can, of course, be detrimental to your business, your health and your relationships.

One Minute I Was Ok, The Next Helpless And Frail; Coping With Sudden Life-Changing Illness Or Injury

Karin Sieger | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

One week before my operation I carried my bicycle up and across the bridge. Six weeks later, due to chemotherapy, I was unable to climb the same steps without holding onto the bannister and later-on, without holding on to a friend.

Chapter 2: Fear And Judgement

Ashley James | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley James

What I have to regularly remind myself is that people will judge you whether you worry about their opinions or not, so you may as well do what you want to do. Plus, when you think about it, worrying about the opinion of others is actually incredibly self-indulgent because it's based on the assumption that you are important enough to others that they even care about what you're up to.

Chapter 1: Going Travelling

Ashley James | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley James

"Holy fuck!", I thought as I walked through airport security, away from a waving Charlotte as I fought back tears. It seemed ironic that in walking into airport security, I was leaving behind my own. "What the fu*king fu*k am I doing?"

Ten Steps To Cope With Fear

Karin Sieger | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Noticing, accepting and facing our fear takes courage and energy. It involves stretching our comfort zone, which ultimately can make us more resilient and less frightened. Self care, looking after our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing, especially during frightening times, is essential.

My Secrets To Conquering The Challenge Of Raising A Child As A Single Parent

Sasha G Brown | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Parents
Sasha G Brown

Every parent knows that special look that their son or daughter can unleash on them, at a moment's notice, if they desperately want something. I've gi...

After My Last Health Scare I Decided On A Treat That Was Life-Changing

Karin Sieger | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Fear, uncertainty, relief, reprieve and human resilience - these are all part of going through a health scare. And regardless of the outcome, such scares can become personal milestones, we want to mark and celebrate. But how?

GCSEs Will Not Define Your Success - Or Failure

Jayden Powell | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jayden Powell

As a GCSE student this year, I felt as if I was in the same boat as thousands of students across the country - a boat that felt like it was sinking at some point during exam season. I was fed up, tired, bored and couldn't wait to finish the long months that swallowed up my time.

How To Get Motivated To Exercise And Stay that Way

Georgia James | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us are well-versed on the physical and mental health benefits of regular exercise, but converting our good intentions into action and staying ...

You Are Enough

Bonnie Bruce | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bonnie Bruce

You'll run in circles wondering why the hell not. Wondering what you're doing wrong and what everyone else seems to be doing right. Wondering when somebody will look at you and say "you're perfect. You are enough" or, more importantly, when you will say it to yourself.

Why Working Mums Deserve More Credit Than They're Given

Nicola J Rowley | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Parents
Nicola J Rowley

A wife or partner trying to keep your house free from the never-ending mountains of washing, somehow keeping the fridge stocked with food, and the house as clean as possible. And you also have a career, where you need to juggle all the competing demands that everyone else faces on a daily basis.

Delivering A Winning Performance Amidst Britain's Falling Productivity Challenge

Andrew Moore | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK
Andrew Moore

After all, the only thing worse than demotivated staff leaving, is demotivated staff staying and the cumulative impact of this is bad news for the UK economy and our future prosperity.

How To Stay Productive When You're Demotivated And Don't Want To Get Out Of Bed

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Leizrowice

Most of what I know about productivity comes from times when I've been depressed and still have work I need to get done. Those times have taught me that productivity isn't really about motivation. It's about...

Ten Powerful Habits To Help You Weather Any Storm In Life

Quora | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Quora

I love to stay connected with people who give positivity to me. Especially during trying times, I connect with my old friends and family and they always have a way of making me feel better. Call a dear friend or spend time with kids. Get in touch with positive, optimistic people. Their positivity will certainly reflect upon you, too.

Five Simple Habits That Will Make You Disciplined And Mentally Strong

Quora | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Quora

There are many ways to build self-discipline, which is a good thing. If you're curious about what it takes, or you're looking for ideas, the best way to approach it is to start with a few simple hacks and then practice them daily.

'What Have They Got To Be Depressed About?'

Beth Campagna | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Campagna

He battled a mental illness for 18 months before he brought it to an end in 2011. But despite how my dad's life ended, he was, and still remains, the most positive person I have ever known. Always upbeat, he loved to sing, crack jokes, act the fool. A sociable and out-going bloke with so many friends, a loving husband, dad and grandad. He was all the proof anyone needed that mental illness can happen to anyone.

What I Learnt About Fitness Instructors Whilst Doing My 100 Sports And Fitness Classes In Year Challenge

Sam Taylor | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Taylor

Two years ago, I took on the challenge of trying 100 different sports and fitness classes in a year. My friends and family were concerned that I was having a mid-life crisis but I assure you, although the initial idea was alcohol influenced, I was deadly serious.

It's Okay To Not Know What You Want To Do With Your Life

Elise Dopson | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Elise Dopson

When it comes to making decisions, I'm probably one of the worst people for it. Seriously - about three months ago, I spent fifteen minutes stood in the fruit aisle of Tesco wondering if it was a red or green apple that I wanted for my lunch. (In the end, I got a green one.)

You've Got Competition Ariana, I'll Keep Trying!

Kate Allatt | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Allatt

We were invited to talk about the recovering brain to a sold out paying audience - that's a first for me! (Ok, so it was only £8 a ticket, but that was the closest I'd get to being like my new guilty pleasure, Ariana Grande!!)

Nearly Ten Years On From A Teenage Cancer Diagnosis

Charlotte Crowl | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Crowl

When I was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 17 it was a testing time. I was pretty much in denial and an array of emotions came over me, yeah I knew something was wrong, but I never thought it would be cancer.

Boost Motivation Levels In 30 Seconds

Sarah Alison | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Alison

You know you absolutely have to write that presentation. Your unconscious brain however might associate writing the presentation with pain, resentment, not being urgent enough and so it filters other information to your conscious mind which divert you to do other things in order to stop you being hurt.

Prepare For A Date With Your Dream Goal

Veronica Owusu-Byczkowska | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Owusu-Byczkowska

If you want to stay focused and keep your dreams, desires and aspirations alive, a vision board is a must! You want to keep your desires on fire, create a mindset of possibilities and take baby step actions towards that date with your dream goal!